Journalists from Nairobi County, Kenya are invited by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) to attend a media workshop on air pollution that will take place in Nairobi on February 8–9, 2024.
The goal of this two-day program is to improve the knowledge and abilities of local journalists to cover air pollution, which will raise public understanding of the causes, effects, and possible remedies of air pollution in Nairobi.
Experts will present findings from the Clean Air Catalyst initiative to attendees throughout the program. Internews’ EJN will also make it easier for journalists, subject matter experts, and communities affected by air pollution to interact.
EJN Media Workshop Details
The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) was first created by Internews in 2004 to help journalists in impoverished nations report on the environment more successfully. They now operate on a global scale, collaborating with media outlets and correspondents in almost every part of the globe.
EJN creates cutting-edge online environmental news sites, trains journalists to cover a wide range of topics, and produces content for local media, including groundbreaking investigative investigations, all in the pursuit of its aim to increase the quantity and quality of environmental reporting.
Benefits of EJN Media Workshop on Air Pollution 2024
All the successfully selected journalists will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the science behind air quality as well as the real-life challenges faced by affected communities.
Additionally, there will be provision of food and a stipend for local travel.
Eligibility Requirement for the EJN Media Workshop on Air Pollution
Candidates need to meet the requirements below to be eligible for this workshop:
- Make a commitment to attend the workshop every day.
- Possess some background reporting on environmental and/or scientific subjects.
- The ability to comprehend and converse in English is mandatory for all Candidates
- Show a keen interest in covering topics related to air quality and pollution.
- Permit any stories written as a result of attending the class to be republished by the organizers.
- Applications for the EJN Media Workshop on Air Pollution, are open to Kenyan journalists based in Nairobi County from print, online, radio, and television media outlets.
- Candidates should note that the workshop will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from February 8-9, 2024.
How to Apply
- Visit the EJN official website at https://earthjournalism.net/opportunities/media-workshop-on-air-pollution-in-nairobi-kenya
- Locate the ‘Apply now’ button at the top of the page and click on it
- Applicants with an existing account can proceed to login to apply. However, due to a recent update on the EJN page, applicants might have to reset their password by clicking the “Forgot password” link on the login page.
- New users/applicants must register by taping on the “Log in” located at the top right of the page and then clicking the “Sign up” link at the bottom of the page that pops up.
- To learn how to create an account, kindly click this link: https://earthjournalism.net/sites/default/files/2022-01/How%20to%20Make%20an%20Account%20on%20EJN%27s%20Website.pdf
An approved letter is required from Staffers, which must be obtained from their editor or media outlet; freelancers may apply without a letter.
Two published writing samples or links to stories that have appeared online are required. EJN welcomes story clips related to air pollution.
December 31, 2023.
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